Bloomer, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 3,347. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,280 (-2.0% change)
Males: 1,570 (46.9%), Females: 1,777 (53.1%)

Chippewa County

Zip code: 54724

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $38,715
Median house value: $79,000

Races in Bloomer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (57.4%), Norwegian (16.8%), Czech (7.1%), Irish (5.8%), English (5.2%), French Canadian (4.8%).

Elevation: 1011 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bloomer

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bloomer city

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+1.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Bloomer:

  • BLOOMER MEDICAL CTR (1501 THOMPSON ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Bloomer:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bloomer:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 18 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 87 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 108 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bloomer:

  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 17 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 29 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)
  • MENOMONIE MUNICIPAL-SCORE FIELD (about 30 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Abbreviation: W11)
Amtrak station near Bloomer:

  • 20 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomer:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 23 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 23 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 35 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 57 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 75 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 80 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)

Schools

Public high school in Bloomer:

  • BLOOMER HI (Students: 408; Location: 1310 17TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bloomer:

  • BLOOMER EL (Students: 391; Location: 1715 OAK ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLOOMER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 600 JACKSON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Bloomer:

  • ST PAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 1210 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 1319 LARSON ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Bloomer:

  • G.E. BLESKACEK FAMILY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $151,771; Location: 1519 17TH AVE.; 25,429 books; 408 audio materials; 1,193 video materials; 89 serial subscriptions)